The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 28 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Perl 159 208 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.76% 10.37% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.85% 15.43% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 131 181 159
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1237 1348 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 67.23% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1216 1378
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Perl
Cambridgeshire

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 183 (62.89%) Linux
2 174 (59.79%) Python
3 139 (47.77%) Java
4 132 (45.36%) Degree
5 107 (36.77%) SQL
6 98 (33.68%) UNIX
7 73 (25.09%) Computer Science
8 67 (23.02%) C
9 64 (21.99%) JavaScript
9 64 (21.99%) PHP
10 62 (21.31%) C++
11 61 (20.96%) HTML
12 60 (20.62%) C#
13 59 (20.27%) Mathematics
14 54 (18.56%) Windows
15 51 (17.53%) Oracle
16 50 (17.18%) CSS
16 50 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (17.18%) Software Engineering
17 49 (16.84%) Ruby
18 47 (16.15%) Test Automation
19 45 (15.46%) Sun
20 42 (14.43%) Internet
21 41 (14.09%) Finance
22 40 (13.75%) Bash Shell
23 36 (12.37%) QA
23 36 (12.37%) Wireless
24 34 (11.68%) XML
24 34 (11.68%) Solaris
25 33 (11.34%) J2EE

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (10.31%) Apache
2 27 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.81%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.09%) Node.js
5 4 (1.37%) IIS
6 3 (1.03%) CMS
7 2 (0.69%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.69%) Documentum
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.78%) SunGard APT
2 10 (3.44%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.43%) Internet
2 36 (12.37%) Wireless
3 23 (7.90%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.87%) Bluetooth
5 19 (6.53%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (5.50%) LDAP
7 12 (4.12%) SAN
8 11 (3.78%) SSL
8 11 (3.78%) HTTP
8 11 (3.78%) X.509
8 11 (3.78%) STUN
9 10 (3.44%) Firewall
9 10 (3.44%) Intranet
10 9 (3.09%) VPN
10 9 (3.09%) UWB
11 4 (1.37%) 802.11
12 2 (0.69%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.69%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.00%) MySQL
2 21 (7.22%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.69%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.53%) Subversion
3 14 (4.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.37%) Selenium
4 4 (1.37%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.03%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.03%) Hudson
5 3 (1.03%) SCons
6 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.69%) GoogleTest
6 2 (0.69%) CMake
6 2 (0.69%) Redmine
6 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.69%) GCC
6 2 (0.69%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.69%) Ant
6 2 (0.69%) JUnit
6 2 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 41 (14.09%) Finance
2 26 (8.93%) Electronics
3 20 (6.87%) Automotive
4 8 (2.75%) Marketing
5 3 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (39.86%) Developer
2 62 (21.31%) Software Engineer
3 61 (20.96%) Test Engineer
4 40 (13.75%) Software Developer
5 32 (11.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 30 (10.31%) Graduate
7 29 (9.97%) Web Developer
8 28 (9.62%) Graduate Developer
9 16 (5.50%) Graduate Web Developer
10 15 (5.15%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.81%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.81%) Analyst
12 13 (4.47%) Administrator
12 13 (4.47%) PHP Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.78%) Graduate Software Developer
14 10 (3.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 10 (3.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (3.44%) Support Analyst
15 9 (3.09%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.96%) HTML
2 50 (17.18%) CSS
3 34 (11.68%) XML
4 33 (11.34%) J2EE
5 31 (10.65%) Web Services
6 28 (9.62%) jQuery
7 22 (7.56%) CGI
8 18 (6.19%) XSLT
9 17 (5.84%) XSL
10 16 (5.50%) HTML5
10 16 (5.50%) SOAP
11 14 (4.81%) JSP
12 13 (4.47%) OAuth
12 13 (4.47%) OpenID
12 13 (4.47%) REST
13 12 (4.12%) CSS3
14 11 (3.78%) STL
15 10 (3.44%) MFC
16 9 (3.09%) WSDL
16 9 (3.09%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (25.09%) Computer Science
2 59 (20.27%) Mathematics
3 28 (9.62%) Open Source
4 27 (9.28%) Firmware
5 17 (5.84%) Physics
6 15 (5.15%) Clustering
7 13 (4.47%) Grid Computing
8 10 (3.44%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.75%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.41%) Handset
10 7 (2.41%) Informatics
11 5 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.72%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.72%) Biology
11 5 (1.72%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.37%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.37%) Robotics
13 3 (1.03%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.03%) VHDL
13 3 (1.03%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 183 (62.89%) Linux
2 98 (33.68%) UNIX
3 54 (18.56%) Windows
4 34 (11.68%) Solaris
5 22 (7.56%) Mac OS X
6 12 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.41%) CentOS
9 6 (2.06%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.06%) Debian
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.37%) Android
11 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.34%) AIX
12 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (17.18%) Software Engineering
2 47 (16.15%) Test Automation
3 31 (10.65%) Automated Testing
3 31 (10.65%) OO
4 28 (9.62%) Scrum
5 22 (7.56%) Web Development
5 22 (7.56%) Test Scripting
6 21 (7.22%) TDD
7 19 (6.53%) OOD
7 19 (6.53%) Content Management
8 15 (5.15%) Configuration Management
8 15 (5.15%) Validation
8 15 (5.15%) Load Balancing
9 14 (4.81%) Manual Testing
9 14 (4.81%) ITIL
10 13 (4.47%) Software Testing
10 13 (4.47%) Security Testing
11 12 (4.12%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.78%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (59.79%) Python
2 139 (47.77%) Java
3 107 (36.77%) SQL
4 67 (23.02%) C
5 64 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 64 (21.99%) PHP
6 62 (21.31%) C++
7 60 (20.62%) C#
8 49 (16.84%) Ruby
9 40 (13.75%) Bash Shell
10 23 (7.90%) PL/SQL
11 19 (6.53%) VB
12 16 (5.50%) Tcl
13 13 (4.47%) TTCN
14 9 (3.09%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.75%) Scala
16 7 (2.41%) Assembly Language
17 4 (1.37%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.69%) VBScript
18 2 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 132 (45.36%) Degree
2 5 (1.72%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.72%) ISEB
3 2 (0.69%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.69%) PhD
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.37%) QA
System Software
1 25 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.75%) KVM
4 4 (1.37%) NFS
5 3 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (6.87%) Puppet
2 19 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.47%) OpenSSO
4 5 (1.72%) Nessus
5 2 (0.69%) Munin
5 2 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (17.53%) Oracle
2 45 (15.46%) Sun
3 30 (10.31%) VMware
4 24 (8.25%) Sybase
5 15 (5.15%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.47%) Intel
7 13 (4.47%) IBM
8 12 (4.12%) NetApp
9 11 (3.78%) SunGard
10 10 (3.44%) Perforce
11 8 (2.75%) HP
11 8 (2.75%) Hitachi
12 4 (1.37%) Google
12 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.03%) MKS
14 2 (0.69%) Facebook
14 2 (0.69%) Zend
15 1 (0.34%) Symantec
15 1 (0.34%) Isilon
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